SD News

State Prison Inmate Charles Dammann Dies

Dammann passed away Aug. 18 in a comfort care setting at the Jameson Annex to the South Dakota State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls following an extended illness.

Chip Seal, Fog Seal & Microsurface Projects in the Yankton Area

YANKTON, S.D. ? The South Dakota Department of Transportation says chip seal, fog seal, and microsurface applications will be applied to several highways in the Yankton Area of the state beginning Wednesday, Aug. 21, and will move from one project to the next in the following order:

Governor's Column: Enhancing Bee Habitat

There are more than 400 species of native bees in South Dakota. Though we don?t have exact numbers on bee distribution or abundance, we know bees are critical to our state?s economy.

Hutchinson County Fatal Crash

PARKSTON, S.D. ? One person died and three others were seriously injured in a one-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon near Parkston.

DPS Receives Federal 9-1-1 Grant

PIERRE, S.D. ? South Dakota?s Department of Public Safety has received a federal grant of more than $1.5 million that will be used for equipment at the statewide 9-1-1 emergency centers, also known as public safety answering points (PSAPs).

Agency Village Puppy Tests Positive For Rabies

A Beagle Dachshund mix puppy approximately 3 months of age in Agency Village has tested positive for rabies and health officials are urging individuals who may have been bitten, scratched or in contact with the puppy?s saliva to call the state Department of Health or their physician to determine whether rabies shots are needed.

Car and Tractor Show planned for SD State Fair

The South Dakota State Fair invites classic car and antique tractor enthusiasts to take part in the Classic Car Show and Antique Tractor Show sponsored by Stan?s Inc. on Saturday, Aug. 31, and Sunday, Sept. 1, during the State Fair.

High Friction Surface Treatment on Interstate 90

RAPID CITY, S.D. ? The South Dakota Department of Transportation says construction will start for High Friction Surface Treatment (HFST) on eastbound Interstate 90, near Exit 55 (Deadwood Ave), on Thursday, Aug.15.

Third Fatality Recorded At Sturgis Rally

JOHNSON SIDING, S.D. ? A Yuma, CO man has died of injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash on Friday, Aug. 9, 2019 near Johnson Siding.

Education department announces guidelines for 2019-20 free or reduced-price meal programs

Child and Adult Nutrition Services in the South Dakota Department of Education announces the policy for free milk or free and reduced-price meals. The policy applies to children unable to pay the full price of meals or milk served under the National School Lunch, School Breakfast, Special Milk, and/or Child and Adult Care Food Programs (CACFP).

Final Sturgis Rally Vehicle Counts

Final vehicle traffic counts from the South Dakota Department of Transportation for vehicles entering Sturgis for the 79th annual Sturgis motorcycle rally Aug. 2-11, 2019, show a slight decrease over 2018.